Crossing Boundaries, Creating Images: In Search of the Prophet Muhammad in Literary and Visual Traditions

A Presentation of Work in Progress

The conference aims to describe the different fields of research and to present some first results of the interdisciplinary project 'Crossing Boundaries, Creating Images: In Search of the Prophet Muhammad in Literary and Visual Traditions'. It is supported by a grant by the Max Planck Foundation (2007-2012) and it seeks to explore the multiple ways in which the Prophet Muhammad has been described and depicted in European traditions from the medieval era until the early modern period.

Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max-Planck-Institut
Via Giuseppe Giusti 38
50121 Florenz
Dr. Christiane Gruber  

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